How Luna Moths Use Sound Waves for Camouflage

Submitted by Gizmodo on August 16, 2016 - 5:53pm


Some butterfly species sport striking patterns on their wings which they use to visually camouflage themselves from predators. But the luna moth is a nocturnal creature. Scientists have suggested that the unique twisty tails of these moths help throw off predators like bats that rely on sound to hunt and navigate—a kind of acoustic camouflage.

There's a spirit of entrepreneurship inside one of the toughest refugee camps on the planet

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 16, 2016 - 5:46pm

calais jungle migrant

The term “refugee camp” is often synonymous with terms like poverty, heartbreak and destruction. But one amateur photographer, Elham Ehsas, was surprised to find a lively entrepreneurial spirit when he visited the Jungle, in Calais, France.

Enter this giveaway for a free Note 7 from Android Central!

Submitted by Android Central on August 16, 2016 - 5:33pm

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review is out, and the phone will be available to purchase starting August 19. This phone offers some new features and a freshly refined design. More internal storage, an improved S Pen, some fresh software and the oft-rumored iris scanner allow the Note 7 to differentiate itself from the Galaxy Note 5.

We know many of you are anxious to get your hands on this phone, and we're here to help! One of you will be taking home a FREE Galaxy Note 7 at the end of this contest. Read on for all the details.

18 of the most gravity-defying pictures of Simone Biles from the Rio Olympics

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 16, 2016 - 5:31pm

Simone Biles

Simone Biles received a near-perfect score for her floor routine on Tuesday to win gold in the floor final. This will be her fourth gold medal in Rio, and her fifth medal overall.

It was just another of a series of stunning performances from Biles that make it appear as though she defies gravity itself.

Fans of Netflix's hit show 'Stranger Things' will love these two web tools

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 16, 2016 - 5:19pm

Netflix's new show "Stranger Things" is a smash hit, and if you are one of its likely millions of fans, the internet has a few treats for you.

A web tool made by Nelson Cash, and pointed out by Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover, lets you make you own nameplate in the show's awesome typeface. Here is what mine looks like:

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